Tecate Municipality

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Tecate Municipality

Municipio de Tecate
Coat of arms of Tecate Municipality
Coat of arms
Motto(s): 
Paraíso Industrial de B.C.
(English: Baja California's Industrial Paradise)
Location of Tecate in Baja California.
Location of Tecate in Baja California.
Coordinates: 32°34′N 116°38′W / 32.567°N 116.633°W / 32.567; -116.633Coordinates: 32°34′N 116°38′W / 32.567°N 116.633°W / 32.567; -116.633
CountryMexico
StateBaja California
Municipal seatTecate
Largest cityTecate
Municipality establishedDecember 29, 1953[1]
Government
 • Municipal presidentCesar Rafael Moreno Gonzalez (PRI)
Area
 • Total3,079.0 km2 (1,188.8 sq mi)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total101,079
 • Density33/km2 (85/sq mi)
 Data source: INEGI 2010 Census
Time zoneUTC−8 (Northwest (US Pacific))
 • Summer (DST)UTC−7 (Northwest)
INEGI code003
Website(in Spanish) Gobierno Municipal de Tecate, Baja California
Source: Enciclopedia de los Municipios de México

Tecate is a municipality in the Mexican state of Baja California. Its municipal seat is located in the city of Tecate. According to the 2010 census, it had a population of 101,079.

References[change | change source]

  1. (in Spanish) pp. 78–79, La Transformación de Baja California en Estado, 1931–1952 Archived 2011-09-29 at the Wayback Machine, Lawrence Douglas Taylor Hansen, Estudios Fronterizos, 1, #1 (Jan-June 2000), UABC, Mexicali, pp. 47–87.